Analysts say that the transition for a state leader to attack none other than the Prime Minister is impossible without the high command's support. The party's state unit had opened an online registry and used social media to personally invite the youth, techies, educated class and prominent citizens to the venue, assuring them of seating arrangements.
Backing his government, Siddaramaiah said, "Our state is still no. 1 in IT/BT".
Highlighting the work culture of BJP based on Sab Ka Saath Sab ka vikas that also believes in improving ease of doing business, the Prime Minister charged that the Congress Government in Karnataka is based on divide and rule policy, faces charges of corruption and has failed to curb crime rate.
"Modi misled the people of Karnataka with his lies. But we get only 4.65% from the Centre", he said, asking the BJP to answer for this discrepancy.
BJP chief Amit Shah said, his party's top priority is to topple the corrupt congress government ruling the state. "We are starting "Operation Greens" which help farmers produce the vegetables".
However, Siddaramaiah distanced himself from a Congress leader Divya Spandana who had tweeted against PM Modi. "He is morally not right to be PM of the country".
Karnataka has for always been demanding Prime Minister's intervention in resolving the inter state Mahadayi river water sharing dispute by calling a meeting of chief ministers of riparian states that includes Goa and Mahrashtra. The Prime Minister said that the Congress was standing at the exit gate and would be thrown out of power later this year, owing to multiple corruption charges and failing law and order. "He did not speak as prime minister".
Bengaluru: THE BJP on Monday accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of insulting the office of the Prime Minister by not receiving him at HAL Airport on Sunday afternoon. Here also they are projecting a chief minister candidate who has been to jail.
Former Chief Minister S.M. Krishna (SMK), who joined the BJP a year ago, made an appearance at the Modi rally and was given a front row seat on the dais. "I lost interest after he went on and on about his benevolence shown towards Karnataka. but came back when he said POT.or was it TOP?" The administration was dominated by sand mafia, transfer mafia and builder mafia, he said and added that scams and mafia have a free run here.